ANA DE LA REGUERA is perhaps best known in the U.S. for her role as Sister Encarnación in the hit comedy “Nacho Libre,” starring Jack Black.
Born in Veracruz, she has also appeared in numerous films in her native Mexico, including “Paraiso Travel,” with John Leguizamo; “Backyard,” opposite Jimmy Smits; “Dust to Dust”; “A Beautiful Secret”; “Ladies’ Night”; “El Caco”; “Asi del precipicio”; and “Sultanes del Sur.” She will next be seen in the Spanish feature “Di Di Hollywood.”
De la Reguera studied acting at Instituto Veracruzano de Cultura and at the Centro de Formación Actoral (CEFAC) de TV Azteca. She began her career on the popular Spanish-language soap opera “Azul,” and has since appeared in numerous television productions in Mexico. In the States, she most recently starred in the TV movie “Empire State,” from director Jeremy Podeswa.